A new textbook written for NFQ Level 5 Early Care and Education Practice (5N1770), introducing the legal and regulatory context required for ECCE practitioners to work effectively with children, their families and their colleagues in early childhood care and education settings in Ireland.
Level 5 Early Care and Education Practice (5N1770), a mandatory component of the Early Childhood Care and Education major QQI award (5M2009)
Chapter 1: Historical Development of the ECEC Sector in Ireland
Chapter 2: Legislation, Policies, Practices and Procedures
Chapter 3: Equality and Diversity in ECEC
Chapter 5: The Childcare Professional
Chapter 6: Early Care and Education Practice (5N1770): Assessment Guidelines
Eilis Flood, MA, MEd, BSc, BEd, teaches a variety of Early Childhood Care and Education modules at Drogheda Institute of Further Education. She is the author of a number of textbooks, including Child Development FETAC Levels 5 and 6, Assisting Children with Special Needs and co-author of Early Childhood Education & Play and Early Childhood Curriculum FETAC Level 6.
Catriona Hardy, BSc, Advanced Dip Childcare/Montessori (3-6 and 6–12 years), teaches Childcare/Montessori Levels 5 and 6 at Drogheda Institute of Further Education and O’Fiaich Institute of Further Education, Dundalk. She is co-author of Early Care & Education Practice and Early Childhood Curriculum FETAC Level 6.